6 days in Colorado Springs & Manitou Springs Itinerary

6 days in Colorado Springs & Manitou Springs Itinerary

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Colorado Springs
— 3 nights
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Manitou Springs
— 2 nights
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Colorado Springs

— 3 nights
Stunning Garden of the Gods Park scenery, blue skies and the glory of Pikes Peak-America’s Mountain have attracted visitors to Colorado Springs for more than a century.
Colorado Springs is known for parks, zoos & aquariums, and nature. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: learn about all things military at National Museum of World War II Aviation, soar above the sights with a balloon tour, walk around Red Rock Canyon Open Space, and gain insight at United States Air Force Academy.

To find maps, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Colorado Springs journey builder website.

Jackson to Colorado Springs is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Jackson to Colorado Springs, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Jackson, expect a bit cooler days and colder nights in Colorado Springs, ranging from highs of 45°F to lows of 18°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Fri) to allow time to drive to Manitou Springs.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks · Museums · Zoos & Aquariums · Outdoors
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Manitou Springs

— 2 nights
Manitou Springs' main street was once a trail that led directly to the base of Pike's Peak.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Sat): take a memorable drive along Pikes Peak - America's Mountain, then find something for the whole family at North Pole Colorado Santa’s Workshop, and then get in on the family fun at Cave of the Winds Mountain Park. On the next day, stroll through Manitou Springs Incline and then delve into the distant past at Manitou Cliff Dwellings.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Manitou Springs journey builder app.

Manitou Springs is just a short distance from Colorado Springs. In December in Manitou Springs, expect temperatures between 43°F during the day and 15°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun) early enough to fly back home.

Things to do in Manitou Springs

Outdoors · Theme Parks · Nature · Scenic Drive

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